1 dead in accident on Interstate 70 - KMOV.com

1 dead in accident on Interstate 70

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POCAHONTAS, Il. (KMOV.com) -- Emergency crews are on the scene of a fatal accident in Bond County.

The crash happened around noon Friday in a construction zone near Pocahontas, Illinois, around mile marker 41 on Interstate 70.

According to authorities, traffic was backed up due to construction work on the roadway and an incoming driver was unable to stop in time.

The vehicle crashed into the back of a stopped semi truck, and the driver was killed.

News 4 is headed to the scene and will bring you more information as the story develops.

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